Cheesy Vegan Chorizo, Black Bean, and Potato Wontons

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These Cheesy Vegan Chorizo, Black Bean, and Potato Wontons are dangerously delicious. But don’t take my word for it. Try out this this recipe for yourself and experience these festively flavorful finger foods. This recipe was created as an entry in JSL Foods Twin Dragon Asian Wrapper Blogger Recipe Challenge. You can purchase JSL Foods Twin Dragon products at”: Albertsons, Shaw’s, … Read More

Chipotle Parmesan Cornbread

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The classic cornbread is kicked up a notch with shredded Parmesan and chipotle peppers. This recipe is gluten-free but can be swapped with wheat flour depending on your preference. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, … Read More

Vegan Cheddar & Garlic Biscuits

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These Vegan Cheddar Garlic biscuits easily rival the ones you may have eaten at that national chain restaurant. They’re crispy on the surface, tender on the inside, and full of zesty flavor. This simple to prepare recipe makes the perfect addition to any meal or potluck. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a … Read More

Curry Pumpkin Spice Bisque

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This smooth, warming Curry Pumpkin Bisque captures the flavors of Fall in a bowl. Curry powder and pumpkin pie spice combine to add a hint of heat and subtle sweet to this satisfying and simple to prepare soup. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, … Read More

Pumpkin Spice Hot Cocoa with Marshmallows

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This hot cocoa gets a boost of flavor from pumpkin pie spice and is the perfect sweet and creamy drink for cold nights. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she organizes and hosts cooking demos, … Read More

Moroccan Style Stew with Chickpeas and Quinoa

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This hearty flavorful stew, full of protein rich chickpeas, quinoa, and Harissa Tofu Cubes by Hodo Foods, is perfect for chilly autumn nights. A variety of spices like cumin, smoked paprika, and cinnamon make a savory dish with a hint of sweetness. Serve with your favorite steamed or sauteed vegetables, like Swiss chard, for a balanced and nutritious dish. Jessica CarterJessica … Read More

Fall Brussel Sprouts Salad

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Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she organizes and hosts cooking demos, develops online trainings and multimedia content for TryVeg.com, and coordinates collaborations with vegan influencers. Her recipes have been featured on FOX45 Baltimore, Let’s Talk Live, and Good … Read More

Jackfruit Chili

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Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she organizes and hosts cooking demos, develops online trainings and multimedia content for TryVeg.com, and coordinates collaborations with vegan influencers. Her recipes have been featured on FOX45 Baltimore, Let’s Talk Live, and Good … Read More

Sorrel Fruit Shake

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Sorrel, also known as Hibiscus in the US, is at the center of this simple shake. Frozen berries, fresh lime juice, and agave nectar provide a perfect balance for this refreshing drink, perfect for steamy summer days. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed … Read More

Brown Butter Mushroom Turnovers

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This recipe from Miyoko’s is transformed into a flavorful handheld dish by wrapping and baking succulent sautéed mushrooms into flaky pastry dough. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she organizes and hosts cooking demos, develops … Read More

Vegan Crab Cakes

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Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she organizes and hosts cooking demos, develops online trainings and multimedia content for TryVeg.com, and coordinates collaborations with vegan influencers. Her recipes have been featured on FOX45 Baltimore, Let’s Talk Live, and Good … Read More

Dirty Quinoa

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Growing up my mom made the best dirty rice. It was one of my favorite dishes. My interpretation of this soul food classic swaps quinoa for rice and meatless crumbles for Italian sausage. The result is a savory dish that’s high in fiber, essential minerals and protein. Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a … Read More

Fruit and Yogurt Bowl

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Jessica CarterJessica Carter is the Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. Committed to making plant-based eating more accessible for all, she organizes and hosts cooking demos, develops online trainings and multimedia content for TryVeg.com, and coordinates collaborations with vegan influencers. Her recipes have been featured on FOX45 Baltimore, Let’s Talk Live, and Good … Read More